Ontario has a total population of 10,985 and a student population of 2,618. Of these students, 2,618 are enrolled in schools that offer biology programs.
Of the 1 biology schools in Ontario, the largest biology school, by student population, is Treasure Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Biology program at Treasure Valley Community College.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biology degree from one of Ontario's biology schools. Tuition in 2009 at Ontario's biology schools was $13,845 per year for instate students and $14,295 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for biology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,195 per year, on average, for room and board at Ontario-based biology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
After graduating with your credentials in biology, if you decide to work as a biologist in Ontario, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 2,510 biologists in Oregon, 360 were working in the greater Ontario area. By the year 2018, the number of biologists is expected to increase by 9% in Ontario. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biologist in Ontario is $31,310 per year, which is lower than the average for biologists state-wide.